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Press Releases from Gail Taylor (37 total)

Artemis Gallery to auction expertly authenticated antiquities, Asian, ethnograph …

BOULDER, CO – While entire libraries are devoted to cultures of the past, no book, no matter how scholarly, can explain the story of an ancient society quite as well as the objects and art its people left behind. “The tools, weapons, clothing, jewelry, implements and everyday wares of any given culture are, in the truest sense, living history for the generations to follow,” said Teresa Dodge, executive director of

Stephenson’s August 18 Auction Features World Traveler’s Estate Collection o …

SOUTHAMPTON, PA – The sparkle of fine jewelry from the estate of world traveler and Philadelphia businesswoman Ruth London sets the tone for Stephenson’s much-anticipated August 18 Summer Antiques & Decorative Arts Auction. An estimated 90% of the 200+ lots of jewelry offered in the sale are from the private collection, vault and safe deposit box of the late Mrs. London, of Rydal, Pa. Her discerning eye for quality and

Artemis Gallery Aug 3 Fine Antiquities, Asian, Ethnographic Art Auction Rich wit …

BOULDER, CO – Some of the world’s greatest private and institutional collections of antiquities and cultural art are represented in a 357-lot auction set for August 3 at Artemis Gallery in Boulder, Colorado. Acclaimed experts in their field, owners Bob and Teresa Dodge have left no stone unturned in bringing together a premier selection of art and objects with sterling provenance. The auction includes a sensational array of Ancient Egyptian,

Artemis to Auction Antiquities, Asian, Russian, Ethnographic, Spanish Colonial A …

BOULDER, CO – It is only through the art and surviving relics of ancient cultures that history can be relived in the present. “We connect to civilizations of the past when we hold and admire pieces they created and revered so long ago,” said Teresa Dodge, executive director of Artemis Gallery. Teresa and her husband/business partner, Bob, began their exploration of cultural antiquities decades ago, gaining status over the years

Milestone Auctions to Present Premier Firearms & Military Arms in 800-lot Sale J …

WILLOUGHBY, OH – On June 24, 2017, Milestone Auctions of Willoughby (suburban Cleveland), Ohio will present its much-anticipated Premier Firearms & Militaria Auction, highlighted by an outstanding 40-year collection of guns, tomahawks and accoutrements of the Revolutionary War era. Over 800 lots will be offered at the Saturday event, with a timeline that tracks 200 years of American military history, from the War of Independence through Vietnam. The auction lineup

Grey Flannel Presents Top-Quality Sports Memorabilia in their 2017 Summer Auctio …

Grey Flannel Auctions has announced details of its 2017 Summer Games Auction, which will open for bidding on June 2 and close on June 21. The fully illustrated catalog containing 800+ premium-quality lots is now available to view online. All major sports are represented in the impressive auction lineup, with an emphasis on provenance, authenticity and rarity throughout. The sale is headlined by an incredibly rare Michael Jordan 1984 Team

Classical Antiquities, Ancient and Ethnographic Art in the Spotlight at Artemis …

BOULDER, CO – On May 18, the Old World will reveal its fascinating treasures in Artemis Gallery’s 351-lot auction of important classical antiquities, ancient and ethnographic art. Each piece has been scrupulously authenticated and described in expert detail in the online catalog, so bidders can confidently choose from an unparalleled selection of legally acquired, fully guaranteed art and artifacts from history’s greatest civilizations. Many pieces previously resided in distinguished private

Palm Beach Modern’s May 6 Auction Led by Flock of Lalanne Sheep Estimated at $ …

W. PALM BEACH, FL. – There are 495 beautiful reasons why the owners of Palm Beach Modern Auctions (PBMA) think their May 6 double-session auction could end up being their most successful ever. Two of the most compelling reasons are: a flock of five highly sought-after Francois-Xavier Lalanne sculptural sheep, and a large, original 1987 Sam Francis painting. “The Lalanne sheep and Sam Francis painting are unquestionably the stars of

Artemis Gallery to Auction Superior-Quality Ancient, Asian & Ethnographic Art, A …

With a timeline that starts in Ancient Egypt and progresses to the Pre-Columbian cultures of the Americas, Artemis Gallery’s April 12 auction is a fascinating retrospective on how the world evolved to what it is today. Each of Artemis Gallery’s auctions reflects a deep respect for ancient civilizations of all geographic regions. That’s why the template for all of the company’s sales is so intentionally multicultural. The 215 lots selected

Artemis Gallery to Auction Important Museum-Exhibited Russian Icons & Religious …

BOULDER, CO – The 2003-4 “Windows Into Heaven” exhibition held at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, N.C., celebrated a period that was the zenith of Russian art’s long and illustrious history. The stellar exhibition that drew international media attention featured 18th- and 19th-century Russian icons on loan from the Lilly and Francis Robicsek collection. It would be another 10 years before the fabled icons were exhibited again, at

Oscar-Winning Director Jonathan Demme’s Art Collection headed to Auction March …

PHILADELPHIA – One world is enough for Material Culture, the Philadelphia auction house that respectfully celebrates the art of all nations and societies, past or present. On Sunday, March 19, the company will shine its spotlight on premier works from the folk and self-taught art collections of Academy Award-winning Hollywood director Jonathan Demme and his friend and past collaborator, the renowned movie set designer Ford Wheeler. “I believe many motion

Original 1968 Mad Magazine Beatles Cover Art stars in Hake’s March 14-16 Aucti …

YORK, PA – Looking back on the year 1967, some might say that it was, paradoxically, a time of peace, love and war. Lyndon B. Johnson was president, 475,000 US troops were fighting in Vietnam, the Beatles unveiled their immortal Sgt. Pepper’s LP, and the Chiefs and Packers squared off at the first Super Bowl. Today, collectors clamor for mementos related to those historical people and events, and fortunately they’re

Artemis Gallery Revisits Ancient Cultures with Jan. 18-19 Antiquities, Ethnograp …

BOULDER, CO – On Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 18 and 19, Artemis Gallery of Boulder, Colorado, will auction 454 expertly curated lots of classical antiquities and Asian, Pre-Columbian and ethnographic art. Without exception, every item in this exciting auction event is unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic, as described in the catalog, and legal to acquire according to federal guidelines. A certificate of authenticity will accompany each purchase, and all goods

Shipwreck Silver, Monumental Wiggins Painting could steal Spotlight at Jan. 14 M …

WILLOUGHBY, OH – Based in the Cleveland suburb of Willoughby, Milestone Auctions is a company on the rise. Co-owners Miles King and Chris Sammet have become increasingly well known for their traditional business values and youthful passion for tracking down antiques – a combination that goes a long way in their chosen profession. The fruits of their labor, not to mention their incessant global travels and networking, are prominently showcased

Artemis Gallery’s Dec. 8 Holiday Sale presents Beautiful, Unusual Gift Ideas f …

BOULDER, CO – Artemis Gallery’s Dec. 8 auction is the ideal place to find beautiful and unusual holiday gifts that have long withstood the test of time. The 330-lot sale of ancient, Asian and ethnographic art caters to all tastes and budgets with its carefully curated selection of classical antiquities from Egypt, Greece, Italy, the Near East and Far East, including China, Japan and Thailand. Not only will bidders find

Hake’s July 12-14 Pop Culture Auction reads the Market with Robots, Comics, Po …

YORK, PA – Hake’s Americana has had its finger on the pulse of pop culture since 1967, when it innovatively merged the auction format with nostalgic and historically important memorabilia. For nearly half a century, the Hake’s team has continuously monitored the market and brought the best of pop-culture collectibles to buyers through their online, phone and absentee sales. Their ability to access top-notch consignments from long-held private collections comes

July 14 Artemis Gallery Auction Features Classical Antiquities, Rare Cultural Re …

BOULDER, CO – Collecting fads may come and go, but one blue-chip category whose following has grown exponentially over the last several decades is ancient antiquities. “There will always be a fascination about the way people lived many centuries ago, from prehistoric times through more recent periods. The people may be long gone, but their cultures continue to intrigue us through the art and artifacts they left behind,” said Teresa

Fine Art Collection of Dixie Cup Mastermind is Centerpiece of Myers’ Feb. 10 A …

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – It was an elegantly simple but universally embraced paper container – the cone-shape Dixie Cup – that enabled millionaire inventor and philanthropist Cesare Barbieri to amass the spectacular collection of European paintings, bronzes, Asian art and Oriental rugs featured in Myers Fine Art’s Feb. 10 auction. The Italian-born Barbieri (1878-1956) held more than 100 patents, including one issued in 1926 for conical Dixie Cups and the

LiveAuctioneers.com Posts Impressive Gains

NEW YORK – An aggressive European campaign and continued growth in bidding through mobile devices set the stage for impressive 3rd-quarter results from LiveAuctioneers LLC. Soon to conclude its 10th year of operations, LiveAuctioneers is widely regarded as the leading provider of Internet live-bidding services to antiques and fine art auction houses worldwide. The Manhattan-based company has developed a sector-specific model that is based on the simple premise of “more

Government Auction Offers Superb Redmond Painting, Diamonds, Gold Coins On Oct. …

TEHACHAPI, Calif. – Government Auction's Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 auction is brimming with original art, precious gems and other treasures. Antique gold coins, diamond necklaces and a fine oil-on-canvas painting by renowned California Impressionist Granville Redmond (1871-1935) are among the top highlights in the sale. Most of the 1,300 lots have $2 starting bids and will be available to bidders worldwide through LiveAuctioneers.com. The Granville Redmond work, titled "Sunny Stubblefield,"

Puchstein Promotions Adds 2 More Vero Beach Shows to Schedule, August 17-19 and …

Puchstein Promotions, long known as one of the premier antique show promoters in the country, is expanding its list of highly successful South Florida shows with the introduction of two new shows – the Vero Beach Antiques and Vintage Show! Don’t miss either of these 2 exciting and innovative shows, August 17,18,19 and October 26,27,28 at the Indian River County Fairgrounds. The extremely popular Vero Beach Winter Antiques Extravaganza has

Paul Fraser Launches Online Auction Firm With May 24 Collectibles Sale

GUERNSEY, Channel Islands – Britain’s Paul Fraser has built a stellar international reputation from the sale of blue-chip collectibles, rare stamps, antiques and pop-culture memorabilia. His insightful, always entertaining newsletters are read religiously by investors and often quoted by the media in their quirky “we leave you with this” stories on TV or in print. Now Paul Fraser has stepped into the auction arena with the launch of PFC Auctions,

West Palm Beach Antiques Festival Expands Show Line-Up To Include Full Summer Sc …

(West Palm Beach, FL) “Everyone knows there is not a whole lot of antiquing going on during the summer in Florida. Following up on last summer’s highly successful Summer shows, once again the West Palm Beach Antiques Festival will continue with monthly events the first weekend of each month all summer. “We are going to make West Palm Beach a year round destination for antiques and collectibles” say

Material Culture’s May 5 Auction Debut To Reflect ‘Borderless’ Approach To …

Renowned for its art institutions and rich multicultural heritage, Philadelphia will soon add another very colorful feather to its cap. Material Culture, the city’s popular 60,000-sq.-ft. showplace for antiques, textiles and handcrafted decorative arts, will introduce its new auction division on May 5, 2012 with a 500-lot sale titled “New World Orders.” All forms of bidding will be available, including live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers. Material Culture’s wealth of experience

Morphy’s To Auction Key Pieces From War Hero’s Toy Aircraft Collection May 1 …

A man of many talents, Geoffrey Randolph Webster – “GR” to his friends – is a retired businessman, author and portrait painter who divides his time between Florida and the idyllic French Riviera. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago with a master’s degree in business and retired as president and CEO of Givaudan Fragrances Inc., after a 30-year career in international business and marketing. But those distinctions are

Local Appraisal Fair Yields Bugatti Bronze Treasure

A magnificent bronze elephant, 10.8" h. x 15" w. x 4.8" d, walked into a local appraisal fair where a representative of Burchard Galleries was working. The gentleman had no idea of the importance or value but a Burchard representative certainly did. As told, the piece was gifted from several wealthy ladies who were world travelers, to their caretaker over 45 years ago then to his nephew approximately

I.M. Chait To Auction Important Chinese Ceramics & Asian Artworks During Asia We …

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – When the doors are opened to I.M. Chait’s elegant Manhattan gallery space during Asia Week New York (March 16-24), the management and staff of the family-owned southern California firm expect to welcome many old friends to their preview and March 21 auction of Important Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art. The company’s venerable founder and auctioneer Isadore “I.M.” Chait, who is celebrating his 45th year

Nest Egg Auctions to host Gala Holiday New Year’s Auction on Jan. 7

MERIDEN, Conn. – The Brechlins are home for the holidays and will celebrate as the Connecticut family’s Nest Egg Auctions presents its annual Gala Holiday New Year’s Auction on Saturday, Jan. 7. The sale will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Those attending the 209-lot auction will be offered festive hospitality, with complimentary food and drink; and live music. “Everyone comes to our New Year’s auction,” said auctioneer Ryan

Two West Palm Beach Antiques Festivals in December

(West Palm Beach, FL) For the second year in a row the last days of the year overlap the first weekend of the next month and the next year giving the West Palm Beach Antiques Festival two shows in the month of December. The first three day event of the month was held December 2,3,4 and the second will occur beginning December 30, 31 and will conclude on New Years

International Society of Appraisers Announces Fall Education Schedule

Six courses are scheduled for October and November including the Core Course in Appraisal Studies, Appraisal of Fine Arts, Requalification Course, Advanced Report Writing, Appraisal of Antiques & Residential Contents and the National USPAP Course. APPRAISAL OF FINE ART October 10-15, 2011 COURSE INSTRUCTORS: Richard Casagrande, ISA CAPP Cathy A. Peters, ISA CAPP COURSE INFORMATION Emphasizes the primary categories of fine art frequently encountered by appraisers and dealers: paintings, sculpture, works on paper, frames, photography, animation art,

West Palm Beach Antiques Festival Dodges Tropical Storm Emily

(West Palm Beach, FL) West Palm Beach Antiques Festival owners Kay and Bill Puchstein were sweating out the imminent approach of Tropical Storm Emily to the South Florida area the week before the August 6,7 event. The facility for the show at the South Florida Fairgrounds is used as an emergency Red Cross center during hurricanes and it was feared that the Festival might have to be cancelled. At the

Allman Promotions Expands Its Footprint in Florida Antique Shows

Judy and Steve Allman, owners of Allman Promotions LLC/Antiques Shows of Florida, recently announced they acquired the long running, highly successful Sunshine City Antiques & Collectible Show in St Petersburg from founders Susan and Rui Farias. Transfer of ownership will take effect immediately and the Allmans will be in charge of the October show with transition assistance from the Farias to insure a seamless transfer. The Sunshine City Show has

Faberge Tea Service, Cuban Art and Oriental Jade to Dazzle the Senses in West Pa …

(West Palm Beach, FL) The market for Cuban art is very strong, competitive, and definitely mysterious in South Florida. On Monday, May 23 and Tuesday May 24 Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches will offer to collectors both locally and internationally a group of Cuban artworks that according to Gallery president Brian Kogan, “is as far as I know is totally new

Don Presley To Auction Remaining Inventory Of Steven-Thomas Antiques And Interio …

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Over the weekend of Feb. 5-6 – Super Bowl weekend – auctioneer Don Presley will preside over the sale of the remaining inventory of Steven-Thomas Antiques and Interiors, which is closing its doors. Founded in 1979 by brothers-in-law Steven Shedd and Thomas Silk, the prestigious Orange County antiques and restoration firm has operated from the same Santa Ana venue since 1979, redesigning and repurposing antiques for

West Palm Beach Antiques Festival Schedules Largest Show of the Year for Februar …

The West Palm Beach Antiques Festival will celebrate Spring early this year with a Spectacular event scheduled for the first weekend of February. The annual Spectacular event always has huge attendance and Festival owners Kay and Bill Puchstein expect this year to be the best ever with over 10,000 in attendance. More than 1,000 dealers are signed in for the Festival which will feature dealers from all over the United

Treasures from New York’s Madison Galleries to Cross the Block in West Palm Be …

(West Palm Beach, FL) Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches will conduct a single owner, two session auction on January 10th and 11th, 2011 offering the personal property of Mrs. Florence Rubinstein and the late Mr. Irving Rubinstein. The Rubinstein’s were the owners of the renowned Madison Galleries in New York City before retiring to Delray Beach. The auction will feature over 600 lots of antiques, fine art, and objects

Arts & Crafts Fountain Saved from the Wrecking Ball by Wooden Nickel Antiques

(CINCINNATI, OH) – Preserving this piece of Cincinnati history was a job most contractors would not be interested in even bidding on due to possible damage and difficulty according to Michael Williams, owner of Wooden Nickel Antiques. But Williams has done it before. The decorative tile fountain was installed on a wall in the Wheatley Tile showroom building when it was built in the early 1920s. It was laid tile by